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Baltimore County Police arrest two teenagers in fatal shooting of Reisterstown man

Baltimore County police on Wednesday announced that two teenagers, who they say killed a Reisterstown man in August, were arrested.

Marvin Louis Washington, 18, of Dundalk, and Xavier Damon Byrd Jr., 17, of Baltimore, were both arrested, police said.

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Washington and Byrd were charged with first-degree murder, according to online court records, along with several other offenses including first-degree assault and use of a firearm as a felon. Both men are being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status, police said. Byrd is awaiting his bail review hearing.

Gary Printice Melvin, 30, of the unit block of Brookebury Drive was found lying in a parking lot with a gunshot wound two-and-a-half miles away from his home in the 11000 block of Reisterstown Road just after 5 a.m. in August, according to law enforcement. Melvin died after being transported to a hospital.

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Police have said they believe the shooting was targeted but have not provided any more details.

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